2018

Dissertations 2018

(in alphabetical order by surname)

1. Title: Metabolic and Oxidative Stress Responses of Cassiopeia to Environmental Stress - Towards a Better Understanding of Jellyfish Stress Tolerance
Author: Samir Al'Jabour (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

2. Title: Livelihood vulnerability of coastal communities in Fiji and Solomon Islands to changes in reef resource availability and climate changed global tides – Understanding coastal marine governance in Fiji and Solomon Islands
Author: Akuila Cakacaka (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Marion Glaser (ZMT), Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen) (Senegal)

3. Title: Unraveling the reproductive tactics of a tropical clupeid fish (Ethmalosa fimbriata, Bowdich 1825) against the backdrop of climate change
Author: Julian Döring (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

4. Title: The Ethiopian Agricultural Extension System and Its Role as a "Development Actor": Cases from Southwestern Ethiopia
Author: Gerba Leta (Universität Bonn)
Supervisor: Anna-Katharina Horndige (ZEF, Universität Bonn)

5. Title: Agricultural Expertise and Knowledge Practices among Individualized Farm Households in Tajikistan
Author: Andreas Madler (Universität Bonn)
Supervisor: Anna-Katharina Horndige (2nd Supervisor) (ZEF, Universität Bonn)

6. Title: Experimental evidence of factors influencing voluntary contributions to marine conservation
Author: Katie Nelson (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

7. Title: Local streams and global tides - Understanding coastal marine governance in Fiji and Solomon Islands
Author: Janne Rohe (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

8. Title: Finding sustainability: Advancing multiple methods to apply the social-ecological systems framework
Author: Stefan Partelow (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT), Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

9. Title:  Environmental and Physical Factors Affecting the Diversity and Distribution of the Ichthyoplankton in an "Inverse Estuary", the Sine Saloum (Senegal)
Author: Hans Sloterdijk (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

10. Title: Disentangling the effects of thermal stress on symbiont-bearing coral reef foraminifera: from populations to proteins
Author: Marleen Stuhr (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

11 Title: Assessing the state and impacts of the artisanal reef fisheries and their socioeconomic implications in the Kenyan South Coast
Author: Paul Tuda (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Mathias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

12. Title: The organic flight recorder: Lifetime connectivity and habitat use reconstructions with fish otolith amino acids
Author: Kim Vane (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen)


 2017

Dissertations 2017

1. Title: Bacterial response to elevated dissolved organic carbon in coral reefs
Author: Anny Cardenas (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Astrid Gärdes (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

2. Title: Influences of Pacific Island human communities on benthic coral reef functioning and resilience
Author: Amanda Ford (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

3. Title: Linking environmental change, preferences and migration in coastal areas of Ghana and Indonesia
Author: Carina Goldbach (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

4. Title: Calcium carbonate production and the response of calcifying organisms to natural and anthropogenic threats on the shallow platform of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Author: Natalia Herrán Navarro (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

5. Title: Temperature tolerance of the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra, Towards a systematic understanding of multi-level temperature effects
Author: Holger Kühnhold (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

6. Title: MIS 5e relative sea level indicators: new methodologies to sustain the quantitative estimate of past sea level changes
Author: Thomas Lorscheid (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

7. Title: Modelling coral reefs to support their local management: A case study in the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia
Author: Sara Minarro (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

8. Title: Impact of environmental conditions on geochemical proxies in tropical marine calcifier
 
Author: Peter Müller (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

9. Title: Modelling the Multispecies Fishery of Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar – Basis for Exploration of Use and Conservation Scenarios
Author: Jennifer Rehren (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

10. Title: Food web dynamics in coastal vegetated habitats of the Southern Gulf of Mexico
Author: Alejandra Sepúlveda Lozada (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen), Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

11. Title: Reducing the consumption of plastic bags in Indonesia
Author: Roger Spranz (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

12. Title: Historical knowledge, variation in community composition, ecotrophic parameterization, and invasive species of macroalgae in the Galapagos archipelago
Author: Paul Tompkins (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

13. Title: Title: Carbon footprints of land use change: Impacts on soil carbon leaching, aquatic CO2 emissions and the marine carbonate system in Indonesia
Author: Francisca Wit (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Tim Rixen (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

Master Theses 2017

Title: Multidecadal shoreline changes around Semarang (Indonesia) based on the interpretation of remote sensing data
Author: Marie Rex (ZMT, Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

Master Theses ISATEC 2017

1. Title: The influence of mangrove fern (Acrostichum aureum) on sediment characteristics and fauna in mangrove forests of Bahía Málaga, Pacific Coast of Colombia
Author: Michael Kyei Agyekum (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

2. Title: Spatial and Temporal Dispersal of the U. codatus crab fishery in mangroves near Bragança, Northern Brazil
Author: Ole Albrecht (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Marion Glaser (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

3. Title: Using the Ostrom’s SESF to Analize the Implementation of a Co-Management Regime in North Brazil
Author: Sofia Solano Arce (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Marion Glaser (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

4. Title: Testing the applicability of Hyperspectral Imaging for nutrient studies on benthic reef brown algae (Phaeophyceae)
Author: Mona Abouhaidar Andskog (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

5. Title: A preliminary length-based assessment of two major retained species in the Liberian coastal industrial fisheries
Author: Roosevelt Sansun Daniels (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

6. Title: Nutrient Limitation of Macroalgae (Phaeophyceae) Along Anthropogenic Influence- & Environmental Gradients in Moorea, French Polynesia
Author: Hannah Scarlett Earp (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

7. Title: The importance of contrast and colour interactions in the complex tropical coral reef environment: visual ecology of the Picasso triggerfish (Rhinecanthus aculeatus)
Author: Emily Guevara (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

8. Title: Spatial and temporal patterns of the understory vine Tuberostylis rhizophorae in hyper-humid mangrove forests in Bahía Málaga, Colombian Pacific coast
Author: Mayli Ortiz Gutierrez (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

9. Title: Maternal influences on stable isotope values and diet composition of juvenile Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks (Sphyrna lewini)
Author: Niklas Komoß (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

10. Title: Using a social-ecological systems framework to understand the role of stakeholders' perceptions for collective action in small-scale fisheries in the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica
Author: Anne Jäger (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Stefan Partelow (ZMT)

11. Title: Spatial Variation of Organic Carbon Stocks and Sources in Indonesian Mangrove Ecosystems
Author: Mariska Astrid Kusumaningtyas (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

12. Title: The Effect of tourism on benthic introduced species in the Galapagos Marine Reserve
Author: Jonas Letschert (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

13. Title: The influence of terrestrial sediments on coral reef ecology in Fiji
Author: Ryan McAndrews (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Sonia Bejarano (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

14. Title: Assessment of Temperature and Predation Stress on the Rock Goby (Gobius paganellus)
Author: Nina Paul (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

15. Title: To feed or not to feed? Artificial feeding affects coral reef fish functions in the Aitutaki lagoon Cook Islands
Author: Natalie Prinz (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Sonia Bejarano (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

16. Title: A common coral-algal interaction under the influence of global warming and ocean acidification
Author: Lena Rölfer (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

17. Title: Comparative Evaluation of Ecosystem Services Provided by Artificial and Natural Reefs in the Gulf of Thailand - Associated Benthic Communities, their Succession and Productivity
Author: Emmanuella Orero Rubio (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

18. Title: Describing the food web structures of two mangrove fish communities at both sides of the Isthmus of Panama
Author: Lara Elisabeth Stuthmann (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Gustavo Castellanos-Galindo (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

19. Title: Sustainability indicators of the artisanal shrimp fishery and shrimp stock assessment at the pacific coast of Colombia, near Buenaventura
Author: Lisa Wels (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff(ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Gustavo Castellanos-Galindo (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

20. Title: Effects of logging and re-growth of the White Mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa (L.) C.F. Gaertn.) on leaf chemistry and herbivory in North-Brazil
Author: Mirco Wölfelschneider (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Véronique Helfer (ZMT)

Bachelor Theses 2017

Title: The Effect of Environmental Stressors on Cassiopea sp. Jellyfish - Increased Temperature and Heavy-Metal Exposure
Author: Pauline Béziat (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen)


2016

Dissertations 2016

1. Title: The effects of Indonesian coastal ecosystem degradation on the global carbon cycle
Author: Jesse Abrams (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Agostino Merico (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

2. Title: Identification of regulatory proteins involved in the expression of levansucrase in Pseudomonas syringae
Author: Khaled Abdallah (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Astrid Gärdes (ZMT)

3. Title: Community participation in Marine Protected Area (MPA) establishment process in Indonesia
Author: Wasistini Baitoningsih (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Marion Glaser (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

4. Title: Unfolding capacity: strategies of farmers' organizations as change agent
Author: Alejandro Balanzó Guzmán (Universität Twente)
Supervisor: Anna-Katharina Hornidge (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

5. Title: Late Quaternary Asian Monsoon variability as recorded in marine archives from the Northern Bay of Bengal and the Northern South China Sea
Author: Lorena Astrid Contreras Rosales (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

6. Title: The effects of river discharge on coral reef ecosystem, case study in Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam
Author: Hoang Trung Du (Ho Chi Minh City University)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT)

7. Title: Chemical ecology of Western Indian Ocean reef sponges
Author: Stephanie Helber (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

8. Title: Temporal dilemma, time preferences and natural resource extraction
Author: Aneeque Javaid (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, (Jacobs University Bremen)

9. Title: Gradients of anthropogenic stress in Indonesian coral reefs
Author: Hauke Kegler (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Astrid Gärdes (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

10. Title: Towards a better characterization of morphological plasticity and biomass partitioning of trees in structural dynamics of mangrove forests
Author: Adewole Olagoke (TU Dresden)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT)

11. Title: Coral holobiont functioning under global environmental change (summa cum laude)
Author: Claudia Pogoreutz (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

12. Title: Population and Ecosystem-based Fisheries Assessment of the Rift Valley Lake Koka, Ethiopia
Author: Gashaw Tesfaye (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

13. Title: Beyond Profits? An Inquiry about Media for Social Transformation in Argentina and Brazil Center for Development Research
Author: Maximiliano Vila Seoane (Universität Bonn)
Supervisor: Anna-Katharina Hornidge

14. Title: Agent-based model on the effects of dive tourism in coral related social-ecological system
Author: Fei Wang (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen), Marion Glaser (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

15. Title: Governance of Marine Protected Areas in Costa Rica: stability and change of institutions
Author: Gabriela Weber de Morais (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

Master Theses 2016

1. Title: Influence of species co-occurrence on the feeding behaviour of herbivorous reef fish
Author: Élyne Dugény (Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, Frankreich)
Supervisor: Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, (ZMT Supervisors: Sebastian Ferse und Sonia Bejarano)

2. Title: Sediment desalination potential of Ucides cordatus burrows during the dry season
Author: Debora Ferreira Pestana (Universität Bayreuth)
Supervisor: Universität Bayreuth, (ZMT Supersivor: Martin Zimmer)

3. Title: Influence of carnivory on coral dwelling damselfish
Author: Robin Gauff (Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, Frankreich)
Supervisor: Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, (ZMT Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse)

4. Titel: Conservation management and marine spatial planning in the MPA Savu Sea - sea turtle nesting site distribution on Rote Island, Indonesia
Author: Nora Kolter (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

5. Title: Combining geochemistry and GIS to identify the provenance of nutrients in submarine groundwater discharge from Tahiti and Moorea
Author: Anna-Leah Nickl (Universität Bremen) 
Supervisor: Nils Moosdorf (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

6. Title: Turkey’s Role in the Cyprus Discord – A Path to Reinforcement or Reconciliation?
Author: Yesim Pacal (Institut für Orient und Asienwissenschaften, Universität Bonn)
Supervisor: Anna-Katharina Hornidge (ZMT, ZEF Universität Bonn)

7. Titel: Effects of the interactions of Ceriops tagal and burrowing crabs on mangrove sediment characteristics
Author: C. Elise H. Snavely (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

8. Title: Influences of nutrient enrichment of phsiological responses of tropical seagrasses
Author: Melanie Schulz (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT)

 

Master Theses ISATEC 2016

1.Title: Spatial use of natural resources by crab fishermen in the open access mangrove environment in the area of Bragança, Para ́State, Brazil
Author: Ole Albrecht (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

2. Title: Non-lethal age determination for Pacific Goliath Grouper (E. quinquefasciatus) and spatial-temporal abundance in the Pacific Coast of Colombia
Author: Carolina Patricia Chong Montenegro (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

3. Title: Size distribution of fish larvae and fish eggs in the Tamandare-Coral reef system
Author: Antonia Eckerlebe (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

4. Title: Effects of water quality on coral-algae contacts and fish grazing rates in reefs in Fiji
Author: Andreas Eich (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

5. Title: Energy flow structure and function of keystone group in the Isla del Coco National Park, Costa Rica, Tropical Eastern Pacific
Author: Manon Fourriere (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

6. Title: Adaptability of fishermen's behaviour to resource change under social tension – an Experimental Economics approach in Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Author: Stefan Gehrig (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

7. Title: Comparative Evaluation of Ecosystem Services provided by Artificial Reefs in the Gulf of Thailand – Associated fish communities, their functional diversity and biomass
Author: Isabell Kittel (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

8. Title: Prey composition and trophic position of juvenile scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) in the Mangrove-fringed Rewa River estuary, Fiji
Author: Niklas Komoß (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

9. Title: Sedimentary response to sea cucumber (Holothuria scabra) removal - Insights from experimental manipulations on a Fijian reef flat
Author: Steven Lee (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

10. Title: Effects of seaweed farming on seagrass beds in Unguja Island (Zanzibar)
Author: Agustín Moreira Saporiti (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

11. Title: Evaluating the in-situ effects of seasonal change, eutrophication and overfishing on the development of coral-algae contacts in Mae Haad Bay, Koh Phangan
Author: Emmanuella Orero Rubio (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

12. Title: Ecological risk assessment of trace metals from Industrial effluents in the Okrika Estuary (Niger-Delta Region) of Nigeria
Author: Ogunola Oluniyi Solomon (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

13. Title: Assessment of Temperature and Predation Stress on the Rock Goby (Gobius paganellus)
Author: Nina Paul (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

14. Title: Fine-scale behaviour of whale sharks, Rhincodon typus, off Mafia Island, Tanzania
Author: Jens Paulsen (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

15. Title: Oxygen dynamics in fish-coral interactions in the Gulf of Eilat, northern Red Sea
Author: Britt Ronen (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

16. Title: Comparative evaluation of ecosystem services provided by artificial reefs in the Gulf of Thailand – associated invertebrate communities, their recruitement, and functionering
Author: Tobias Schneider (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

17. Title: Sea cucumber IMTA as a livelihood on Lombok, Indonesia – social, ecological and institutional context
Author: Paula Senff (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

18. Title: The composition of benthic communities in Mangrove forest of East Kalimantan
Author: Sewa Tripathi (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

19. Title: Short and medium term coastal changes in Keta (Ghana) – local views and interpretation
Author: Katarina Trstenjak (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Alessio Rovere (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

20. Title: Characterization of a scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) nursey area in the Ba River, Fiji
Author: Tom Vierus (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

21. Title: Physiological response and nutrient uptake of tropical seagrass under varying nutrient conditions
Author: Daniel Saavedra Hortua (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

 

Bachelor Theses 2016

1. Title: Species-specific signatures of sediment organic matter upon decomposition of mangrove leaf litter
Author: Tarek Bakkar (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Martin Zimmer (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

2. Title: Diversity and community structure of the macrobenthos in the mangrove forest of the Segara Anakan lagoon, Java, Indonesia
Author: Jana Frey
Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

3. Title: On the seasonal growth of the African halfbeak larvae (Hyporhamphus picarti) in the Sine Saloum estuary (Senegal)
Author: Sarah Isabel Neumann
Supervisor: Julian Döring (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

4. Title: Identification of control genes for gene expression analysis in Holothuria scabra
Author: Nuri Steinmann (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

5. Title: Seagrass biomass and morphology under varying degrees of shading by suspended matter in Hainan, China
Author: Timothy Thomson
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, Universität Bremen)


2015

Dissertations 2015

1.Title: Environmental pollution in Jakarta Bay - Physiological and ontogenetic responses of marine organisms to multiple stressors
Author: Gunilla Baum (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen), Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT)

2. Title: N-fixation of coral reefs in response to environmental change – from organism to ecosystem level
Author: Vanessa Bednarz (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

3. Title: Dinitrogen fixation in coral reef ecosystems facing climate change (summa cum laude)
Author: Ulisse Cardini (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

4. Title: Coral reef primary production in the Colombian Caribbean – the effect of environmental parameters
Author: Corvin Eidens (Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen)
Supervisor: Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen (Christian Wild, Universität Bremen)

5. Title: Carbon pumps in the Benguela Current upwelling system
Author: Anita Flohr (Universität Hamburg)
Supervisor: Tim Rixen (ZMT, Universität Hamburg)

6. Title: Linking local governance systems for regional-scale coral reef management: Analysis of case studies in Brazil and Indonesia (mit Auszeichnung)
Author: Philipp Gorris (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen), Marion Glaser (ZMT)

7. Title: The importance of carbon dioxide and dinitrogen fixation for seasonal coral reef metabolism: from organism to ecosystem functioning
Author: Nanne van Hoytema (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

8. Title: Movement patterns and habitat use of the exploited swimming crab Scylla serrata
Author: Hilke Alberts-Hubatsch (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

9. Title: Reef fisheries and livelihoods in coastal villages of southern Tanzania: lessons for adaptation to environmental change?
Author: Robert Katikiro (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Marion Glaser (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

10. Title: Physiological responses of coral reef organisms to coastal pollution and global warming
Author: Pia Kegler (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT), Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

11. Titel: The role of carbonate secreting organisms on sediment composition, redistribution, and modification on clastic shelves and their potential as environmental bioarchives
Author: André Klicpera (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

12. Title: Land use change and environmental governance in the Segara Anakan Lagoon and its hinterland, Java, IndonesiaLand use change and environmental governance in the Segara Anakan Lagoon and its hinterland, Java, Indonesia
Author: Martin Lukas (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Michael Flitner (Universität Bremen), Marion Glaser (ZMT,Universität Bremen)

13. Title: Stability and maintenance of Pacific atoll islands in the context of global climate change (summa cum laude)
Author: Thomas Mann (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

14. Title: Physiological and ontogenetic responses of benthic coral reef associated calcifiers towards changing environments
Author: Friedrich Meyer (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

15. Title: Water-atmosphere greenhouse gas exchange measurements using FTIR spectrometry
Author: Denise Müller (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

16. Title: Understanding top-down and bottom-up processes that control coral reef functioning and resilience against phase shifts in Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia
Author: Jeremiah Plass-Johnson (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

17. Title: Ecology of disease affecting crustose coralline algae
Author: Gaëlle Quéré (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

18. Title: Transformation of coral-derived organic matter by sponges in the Red Sea – implications for food chain processes and coral reef biogeochemical cycles
Author: Laura Rix (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

19. Title: Energy flow and trophic structure of Galápagos shallow rocky reef systems along a gradient of productivity and artisanal fisheries
Author: Diego Javier Ruiz Jarrin (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

20. Title: Vulnerability and marine resource-dependence in coastal and marine social-ecological systems
Author: Daniella Schaumlöffel (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Marion Glaser (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

21. Title: Fish community structure and food web dynamics in low rainfall mangrove and non-mangrove ecosystems (Persian Gulf)
Author: Maryam Shahraki (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

22. Title: Coral reef functioning in a highly variable environment
Author: Ines Stuhldreier (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

23. Title: Collective action for the management of the fishery in the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta, Northern Colombia
Author: Luz Elba Torres Guevara (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

24. Title: Understanding the combined effects of land runoff and climate change on marine calcifying organisms in coral reef, Australian Institute of Marine Science Townsville Australia
Author: Nicolas Vogel (University of Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen)

25. Title: Processes of calcification and sedimentation of the tropical marine green macro-alga genus Halimedaand effects of ocean acidification on its calcareous microstructure
Author: André Wizemann
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

Master Theses 2015

1. Title: Performance differences between scallop culture in Peru and Chile: a bio-economical modelling approach
Author: Sieme Bossier (Ghent University, Belgium)
Supervisor: Ghent University, Belgium (ZMT Supervisor: Matthias Wolff)

2. Title: Carbonic anhydrase expression in Acropora millepora at variable pCO2 and nutrient levels using RT-qPCR
Author: Sandra Erdmann (ICBM, Universität Oldenburg)
Supervisor: ICBM, University Oldenburg, (ZMT Supersivor: Astrid Gärdes)

3. Title: Community impact and harvesting efficiency of selective and unselective fishery: a spatially-explicit modelling approach
Author: Alberto Rovellini (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

4. Title: Virtuelles Korallenriff: Ein Framework zum prozeduralen Wachstum von Korallen auf Basis von L-Systemen und lsoflächen
Author: Anthea Sander (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

5. Title: Impact of deforestation and land-use change on mangrove tree diversity, community composition and habitat complexity in the Segara Anakan lagoon, Java, Indonesia
Author: Marijana Toben (Universität Oldenburg)
Supervisor: Universität Oldenburg (ZMT Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus)

 

Master Theses ISATEC 2015

1. Title: Analysis of the contribution of women to fisheries development and the dynamics of their role: a case study in the western region of Ghana Ameyaw
Author: Anita Boateng (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Annette Breckwoldt (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

2. Title: From deep to shallow - Vertical connectivity of two scleractinian coral species around Bermuda
Author: Ramona Brunner (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

3. Title: Diet composition and overlap of five commercial species of Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar
Author: Alonso Del Solar Escardò (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

4. Title: An analysis of the trends in ecological and conservation literature with an aim to increase the sharing of ideas
Author: Evan Duggan (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

5. Title: The population structure of Cynoscion acoupa
Author: Hagen Gegner (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

7. Title: Effects of microplastic particles on the tropical benthic invertebrates isognomon Radiatus and Eupolymnia rullieri
Author: Lena Christin Heel (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

7. Title: Assessing ecosystem services of caribbean mangroves - a comparison between reforested and established mangroves in Sandy Bay - West End Special Marine Protection Zone, Roatán, Honduras
Author: Verena Hölzer (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

8. Title: Effects of nutrient enrichment on growth of the mangrove Avicennia marina seedlings in the Hirgigo coastline, Eritrea
Author: Daniel Solomon Kahsay (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

9. Title: Thermal resistance of juvenile Holothuria scraba (Jaeger, 1833) with focus on biochemical indicators of metabolism and immune enzymes activities
Author: Elham Kamyab (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

10. Title: Lunar and seasonal changes in growth of Porites lutea due to large amplitude internal waves
Author: Alexander Kools (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

11. Title: Anthropogenic impact on dissolved and particulate Nitrogen in the Pamba River basin (Kerala – India)
Author: David Alfonso Lobo Flores (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

12. Title: Assessment of the Artisanal Tuna and Billfish Fisheries on Zanzibar
Author: Tobias Mildenberger (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

13. Title: Early fish colonization of artificial reef structures: who, when, and why? Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia
Author: Hannah Moore (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

14. Title: Location, use and selection of fishing grounds in Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia: the case of hook and line fishers from Badi IslandLocation, use and selection of fishing grounds in Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia: the case of hook and line fishers from Badi Island
Author: Gabriela Navarrete Forero (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

15. Title: Effects of lionfish removal in coral reef benthic and fish communities in Sandy Bay - West End Special Marine protection Zone, Roatán, Honduras
Author: Friederike Pfeiffer (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

16. Title: The role of nitrogen cycling in coral holobiont functioning
Author: Nils Rädecker (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

17. Title: Activity of key metabolic enzymes in early stages of key fish species from Northern Benguela current upwelling system
Author: Imam Musa Rashid (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

18. Title: Investigations of coral reef restoration methods and impacts of environmental stressors on survival and growth of sexually propagated brain coral settlers in the Caribbean
Author: Lisa Röpke (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

19. Title: Functional Diversity and Redundancy of Benthic Communities in Mangrove Forests
Author: Ann-Kathrin Seiz (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

20. Title: The effects of combined sewage plant effluents and river runoff on seagrass communities, their morphology and physiology, and associated epiphytes in Roatan, Honduras
Author: Esther Thomsen (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

21. Title: A small-scale assessment of reef quality, spatial and temporal variation on Bonaire, Dutch Antilles
Author: Fee Zanke (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

Bachelor Theses 2015

1. Title: Globale Untersuchung des Einflusses der Eigenschaften der Küstengebiete auf submarinen Grundwasserabfluss
Author: Stefan Thomas Langlotz (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Nils Moosdorf (ZMT, Universität Bremen)


2014

Dissertations 2014

1. Title: Macroecological properties of phytoplankton communities in a changing ocean
Author: Esteban Acevedo Trejos (Jacobs University)
Supervisor: Agostino Merico (ZMT Jacobs University)

2. Title: Drivers and impacts of benthic cyanobacterial blooms on coral reefs
Author: Hannah Brocke (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild, Maggy Nugues (Universität Bremen)

3. Title: Estuarine biogeochemistry and enteropathogens in an endemic cholera region of West Bengal, India
Author: Marc Einsporn (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Rubén Lara, Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

4. Title: Nutrient and organic matter dynamics in a macrotidal estuary impacted by human activities, the Nanliu Estuary, southern China
Author: David Kaiser (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT), Dierk Hebbeln (Universität Bremen)

5. Title: Reef fisheries and livelihoods in coastal villages of southern Tanzania: Lessons for adaptation to environmental change?
Author: Robert Katikiro (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Marion Glaser (ZMT), Michael Flitner (Universität Bremen)

6. Title: Small-scale differences in tropical subtidal rocky reef communities of Floreana Island, Galápagos
Author: Annika Krutwa (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

7. Title: The importance of burrowing and leaf litter feeding crabs for the ecosystem functioning of mangrove forests
Author: Nathalie Pülmanns (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT), Juliane Filser (Universität Bremen)

8. Title: Nutritional state and organic matter diagenese in an halophyte and planted mangrove in Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam
Author: Quynh Huong Pham (National University of Ho Chi Minh City)
Supervisor: National University of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (ZMT Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul)


Master Theses 2014

1. Title: Bacterial community shifts and impact on aggregate formation in coral and macroalgae mesocosms, under elevated organic carbon and pCO2 concentrations.
Author: Anny Cárdenas (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Astrid Gärdes (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

2. Title: Development of benthic community composition in reefs of Kho Pan Ngan, Gulf of Thailand
Author: Arlena Dumeier (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

3. Title: Development of fish biomass and diversity in reefs of Kho Pan Ngan, Gulf of Thailand
Author: Pauline Mitterwallner (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

4. Title: Seasonal variability in abundance, distribution and diversity of coastal ichthyoplankton in the Nha Trany Bay, Vietnam (South China Sea)
Author: Quang Huy Nguyen (Universität Hamburg)
Supervisor: University Hamburg (ZMT Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann)

5. Title: Evaluation of water poverty in small coral islands of the Spermonde Archipelago, South Sulawesi (Indonesia)
Author: Josep Osorio Pinero (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: University of Barcelona, Spanien (ZMT Supervisor: Kathrin Schwerdtner Máñez)

6. Title: Top-down and bottom-up drivers regulating macroalgae physiology and distribution along a eutrophication gradient in Spermonde Archipelago, South Sulawesi (Indonesia)
Author: Laura Weiand (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, Universität Bremen)


Master Theses ISATEC 2014

1. Title: The temperature impact on the feeding and ammonium excretion behavior of herring larvae within 24 hours
Author: Rahma Amen Aboubaker (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

2. Title: Reef Monitoring and visitors' perceptions - a case study on the health of coral reefs of Dahab, South Sinai
Author: Stephanie Bodden (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Kathleen Schwerdtner Máñez (ZMT, Universität Bremen ISATEC)

3. Title: Rationalities behind the choice of (a) fishing gear(s) and (a) fishing location(s) in the Spermonde Archipelago, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
Author: Veronika Breitkopf (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Kathleen Schwerdtner Máñez (ZMT, Universität Bremen ISATEC)

4. Title: Physiological effects of the mutualistic relationship between the damselfish Dascillus marginatus and the coral Stylophora pistillata
Author: Nur Garcia (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen ISATEC)

5. Title: Development of a monitoring concept for the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia, based on socio-ecological and ecological information
Author: Vera Golz (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen ISATEC)

6. Title: Effects of Marine Protected Areas and Fishing on Population Biomass of five species of Serranidae in La Paz Bay, Mexico: An Ecospace Study
Author: Nicolas David Gruner (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen ISATEC)

7. Title: Optical fiber based method to detect thiocyanate excretion in illegally caught reef fish – a practical application in the field
Author: Nicole Herz (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen ISATEC)

8. Title: Primary production of a benthic reef community in Todos os Santos Bay (Bahia, Brazil)
Author: Sophie-Louise Krause (University of Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (University of Bremen, ISATEC)

9. Title: Temporal variability in the inshore particle flux of the Benguela current upwelling system
Author: Victor Libuku (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Tim Rixen (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

10. Title: Temporal and spatial comparison of scleractinian coral growth rate in Spermonde Archipelago
Author: Riki Nakajima (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse, Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

11. Title: Effect of Holothuria scabra on sediment organic matter content when integrated with Eucheuma denticulantum. A case study of Bweleo in Zanzibar, Tanzania
Author: Mary Namukose (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

12. Title: Population dynamics and variation in fecundity of Ethmalosa fimbriata (Bowdich, 1825) in Cross river Estuary and adjacent coastal waters, Southern, Nigeria
Author: Muhammed Alolade Oyinlola (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

13. Title: The effect of seasonality on primary production in coral reefs in Baia de Totos os Santos, Brazil
Author: Thomas Petermann (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

14. Title: Morphology and function of the burrow of the most abundant species of crab’s burrow in the Segara Anakan Lagoon, Java, Indonesia
Author: Tania Edith Romero Gonzáles (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

15. Title: The effect of grazing on recruitment algae and invertebrates in coral reefs on Pacific Costa Rica
Author: Florian Roth (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

16. Title: Monitoring of coral diseases, coral-algae interactions and bleaching susceptibility in Mexican Caribbean coral reefs
Author: Sabrina Schmalz (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

17. Title: The ecological interaction of Coallimorpharia
Author: Katharina Schubert (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

18. Title: Compliance variables influencing MPA's ecological performance in North Sulawesi
Author: Pilar de Maria Velásquez Jofre (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

19. Title: Sources and sinks of nutrients and organic carbon and its effect on the trophic status of the Segara Anakan Lagoon, Java, Indonesia
Author: Zerihun Woldeyohannes (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)


Bachelor Theses 2014

1. Title: A mathematical model of the overexploitation of renewable natural resources in Senegal
Author: Ciprian Blindu (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Agostino Merico ( ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen) 

2. Title: Shifts in coral reef encrusting communities due to upwelling-controlled nutrient-enrichment
Author: Kar Lange (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hildegard Westphal (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

3. Title: Development of a DOM decomposition system
Author: Moritz Janda (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Tim Rixen (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

4. Title: The combined effects of carbon dioxide and ultraviolet light on the physiology and ecology of the calcifying green macroalgae Halimeda
Author: Laura Schmook (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

5. Title: Quellen und Zusammensetzung organischer Substanz in spätholozänen Sedimenten der Javasee
Author: Olaf Winkler (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

6. Title: Horizontale und vertikale Verteilung don Larvenstadien der Myctophidae im nördlichen Benguela Auftriebssystem vor Namibia von 2001 - 2011
Author: Lisa Wittig (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen)


2013

Dissertations 2013

1.Title: Institutions for sustainable fisheries governance – the case of the commercial Peruvian anchovy fishery
Author: Milena Arias-Schreiber (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Marion Glaser (ZMT, Universität Bremen), Michael Flitner (Universität Bremen)

2.Title: Effects of Seasonality and Upwelling on Coral Reef Functioning in Tayrona National Natural Park, Colombian Caribbean
Author: Elisa Bayraktarov (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen), Claudio Richter (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

3.Title: The temporal and spatial variability of nursery habitats for fishes in macrotidal mangrove systems of Colombia and Brazil: implications for conservation and fisheries resources
Author: Gustavo Adolfo Castellanos-Galindo (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, Universität Bremen), Fernando Zapata, Matthias Wolff (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

4.Title: Catchment scale human interventions in the Pamba basin (Kerala, India) and their impact on estuarine ecosystem in the southern Vembanad Estuary
Author: Shilly Elizabeth David (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, Universität Bremen), Dierk Hebbeln (Universität Bremen)

5.Title: Early life history traits of coastal pelagic fishes in the northern Benguela Current ecosystem off Namibia
Author: Simon Joscha Geist (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, Universität Bremen), Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen), Andreas Kunzmann (Universität Bremen)

6. Title: Effects of Simulated Eutrophication and Overfishing on Coral Reef Invertebrates, Algae and Microbes in the Red Sea
Author: Christian Jessen (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen), Christian R. Voolstra (Universität Bremen)

7. Title: Intergenerational Interactions - Three Experimental Essays
Author: Micaela Maria Kulesz (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

Diploma- and Master Theses 2013

1. Title: A mathematical modelling investigation of the Easter Island Ecology
Author: Nadege Octavie Lenkeu Lenkeu (AIMS)
Supervisor: African Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Mbour, Senegal (ZMT Supervisor Agostino Merico)

2. Title: Activity of metabolic key enzymes in early life stages of Cape horse mackerels Trachurus trachurus caspensis from the Northern Benguela current upwelling system
Author: Kati Michalek (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

3. Title: Effects of land-derived eutrophication on sedimentary processes in coral reefs of Kho Phan Ngan, Thailand
Author: Marleen Stuhr (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

4. Title: Invertebrate recruitment for the Nha Trang Bay (NTB) MPA“ (Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam
Author: Johanna Wiedling (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

5. Title: Analyse der marinen Sedimentfazies vor der Nordküste von Ostsumatra, Indonesien – Einfluss von CO2-reichen Gewässern auf die Karbonatsedimentation
Author: Kai Wiemers (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Julien Michel (Universität Bremen)

Master Theses ISATEC 2013

1. Title: Nitrification process in the Dead Sea and its underwater springs, Reality or Mirage?
Author: Folasade Adeboyejo (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Astrid Gärdes (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

2. Title: Age and growth of the bearded goby (Sufflogobius bibarbatus) in the northern Benguela upwelling
Author: Henrik Christiansen (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

3. Title: Community-led integrated polyculture of sea cucumber (Holothuria scabra) and seaweed (Kappaphycus alvarezii) at Ushongo, Pagani in Tanzania
Author: Godfrey Fabiani (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse, Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

4. Title: Analyzing perceptions of the local fishing communities towards marine protected areas in Zanzibar, Tanzania
Author: Nancy Gikonyo (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse, Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

5. Title: Effects of Marine Protected Areas and Fishing on Population Biomass of five species of Serranidae in La Paz Bay, Mexico: An Ecospace Study
Author: Nicolas David Gruner (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

6. Title: Macroalgal dynamics and the impacts of nutrients and fishing grazing on the physiology and macroalgal nutritional status of macroalgale on Indonesian coral reefs, Spermonde Archipelago, Sulawesi
Author: Jasmin Pascale Heiden (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Mirta Teichberg (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

7. Title: How has Pollution impacted the fisheries and livelihoods of communities in the greater Jakarta Bay ecosystem?
Author: Ima Kusumanti (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Sebastian Ferse (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Marion Glaser (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

8. Title: Mutualism in solar powered ophistobranchia: Impact of climate change-related stressors on Aeolidiella stephaniae and Elysia crispate.
Author: Christian Leichtle (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

9. Title: Polychaete community composition in the mangrove fringe of the Segara Anakan lagoon, Indonesia, affected by human activities
Author: Joko Pamungkas (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

10. Title: Larval transport and distribution in der Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam
Author: Johanna Wiedling (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

11. Title: Sources and sinks of nutrients and organic carbon and its effect on the trophic status of the Segara Anakan Lagoon, Java, Indonesia
Author: Zerihun Woldeyohannes (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Tim Jennerjahn (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)

12. Title: Title: Genetic population structure of the finescale four-eyed fish, Anableps microlepis, in the North and Northeast Brazil
Author: Han Xiao (Universität Bremen, ISATEC)
Supervisor: Werner Ekau (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC)


Bachelor Theses 2013

1. Title: Nahrungsökologie der Fischarten Acanthopagrus latus und Pomadasys kaakan in der Gezeitenzone des Persischen Golfs
Author: Katrin Becker (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

2. Title: Auswirkungen von biotischen und abiotischen Parametern auf die Diversität und räumliche Verteilung der Mollusken in dem Mangrovengebiet der Segara Anakan Lagune, Indonesien
Author: Birte Güldener (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Inga Nordhaus (ZMT, Universität Bremen, ISATEC), Ulrich Saint-Paul (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

3. Title: Aktivität von Schlüsselenzymen des Stoffwechsels juveniler Entwicklungsstadien von Scardinops sagax und Engraulis capensis aus dem nördlichen Benguela Auftriebsgebiet
Author: S. J. Heeling (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

4. Title: Using biomarkers for stress observance in corals: a comparison of oxidative stress response between Pocillopora damicornis and Montipora capitata from Hawaii during thermal stress
Author: Verena Hölzer (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Christian Wild (Universität Bremen)

5. Title: Application of a fish swarm model to analyze effects of self-organization
Author: Peter Hofmann (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

6. Title: Flying for the Sake of the Environment Perceptions of Air Travelling Behavior of Environmental Scientists.
Author: Lea Kliem (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

7. Title: Conservation of Inland Protected Areas in Costa Rica
Author: Anna Sophie Louise Paul (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Achim Schlüter (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

8. Title: Effects of high dissolved inorganic and organic carbon (DIC & DOC) availability on nitrogen fixation by the hermatypic coral Seriatopora hystrix
Author: Nils Rädecker (Universität Bremen)
Supervisor: Hauke Reuter (ZMT, Universität Bremen)

9. Title: The collapse of Easter Island
Author: Ivan Alexandru Razvan (Jacobs University Bremen)
Supervisor: Agostino Merico (ZMT, Jacobs University Bremen)

10. Title: Metabolische Schlüsselenzyme in frühen Lebensstadien der Anemonenfische (Amphiprion spec.)
Author: Nina Paul (Universität Rostock)
Supervisor: Andreas Kunzmann (ZMT)